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Re: Feds Target 'Credit Repair' Web Fraud
Posted by: Lori Enos 2001-08-12 12:22:13
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The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced Monday that operators of over 180 Web sites offering "credit repair" services were put on notice that their claims may violate state and federal laws.


Re: Feds Target 'Credit Repair' Web Fraud
Posted by: mlh 2003-08-28 22:16:36 In reply to: Lori Enos
I'm not sure I believe your claims in the article. Not to imply that the article deliberately misrepresented the facts - but I would like to see for myself the list of the supposed 180 companies. Is that a fair request?

Re: Feds Target 'Credit Repair' Web Fraud
Posted by: micah1955 2007-02-13 06:44:25 In reply to: mlh
With all the resources aavailable to the federal government you would think that they would offer a Free Credit Repair Service or at least make the information more readily available to consumers.
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